You don't need to rent a car here. Most visitors walk around Paradise Island's most densely developed sections and hire a taxi for the occasional longer haul.

The most popular way to reach nearby Nassau is to walk across the toll bridge. There is no charge for pedestrians.

To tour Paradise Island or New Providence by taxi, make arrangements with either a taxi driver or your hotel's reception desk. Taxis wait at the entrances to all the major hotels. The hourly rate is about $60 in cars or small vans.

If you are without a car and don't want to take a taxi or walk, you can hop one of the ferryboats to Nassau, which leave from the dock on Casino Drive every 30 minutes between 9am and 6pm daily; the 10-minute ride costs $6 one-way. Quicker and easier than a taxi, the ferry deposits you right at Prince George Wharf, in downtown Nassau.

Water taxis also operate between Paradise Island and Nassau's Prince George Wharf. They depart at 15- to 30-minute intervals from 8:30am to 6pm daily. Round-trip fare is $6.

If you're a guest at one of the properties associated with Atlantis , hop aboard one of the complimentary shuttle buses for drop-offs at any of the resort's accommodations. Atlantis guests can also take a complimentary tour of the island, which departs daily at noon.

Unlike New Providence, no public buses are allowed on Paradise Island.

Note: This information was accurate when it was published, but can change without notice. Please be sure to confirm all rates and details directly with the companies in question before planning your trip.